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and with the entire team here after a very, very long week. here we are, five days post-sandy. and relief is arriving for the people on staten island. two images i'll never forget. a jacuzzi in the trees. look at that. and i met a guy whose house was picked up and moved across the street. you're going to see it when the camera turns here. his house was there. and now, it's there. >> parts of the city look like a war zone this week. >>> also, look at this. these are food lines in manhattan. hundreds of new yorkers are waiting for something to eat. for many, it's the first hot meal they've had in days. new jersey is hard-hit, as well. with only half of the gas stations in new jersey and new york, rationing has gone into effect. >>> but the news is not all bad. atlantic city's 12 casinos are reopening. and the mayor of newark, new jersey, cory booker, letting storm victims crash at his house. >>> we also have something adorable for you this morning. it involves this puppy. her name is sandy, by the way. her owners threw her out of a car after the storm. but fortunately, a compassionate family took her i
troops at the ready, even as israel promises a truce. we are live in gaza. >>> also, new images of sandy's wrath. the hurricane famously crippled public transit. and now, we have new video showing it all happen. >>> and an incredible story from the storm zone. love letters wash ashore, discovered after 60 years. >>> good morning, everyone. a salute to american heroes has turned into a horrific accident scene at a railroad crossing in texas. with 4 people dead, and 17 injured. >> federal investigators have arrived in midland, hours after a freight train slammed into a parade float that was carrying wounded veterans. abc's larry jacobs reports. >> the trailer got hit by a train. we need as many units as you can. >> reporter: a parade float carrying wounded veterans to a banquet in their honor, was broadsided by a freight train. it happened at this railroad crossing in midland, texas. two 18-wheelers with flatbed trailers were carrying dozens of wounded warriors and their families. the first truck crossed the railroad tracks safely. but the second took the full force of the collision. >> sa
, in the wake of superstorm sandy, hundreds of thousands of cars destroyed. we will check in on what effect that is having on the used car market. >> very interesting story. could impact consumers nationwide. so that is not a northeast story by any stretch. >>> plus, uh-oh, could there be trouble in paradise? we're hearing word the marriage of kris and bruce jenner might be on the rocks. now, if that is not a story for a friday "skinny," you tell me what is. >> we would be shocked if that hatched, happened, right? >> they're classy. i'm sure they'll save the break-up for the next season. >> reality tv. >>> first, it is another day of violence. nearly 100 israeli missiles exploded in gaza city as the death toll climbed to 19. >> on top of that, israel is now threatening to bring in tanks and troops as well to fight on the ground. abc's alex marquardt reports. from gaza city. >> reporter: all day long rockets filled the bright blue sky. gaza militants firing on israel. at least one rocket landed in tel aviv, israel's commercial capital. sirens blared as residents hit the ground. three israeli
in the dark since superstorm sandy. people should have power restore today. progress is much slower on long island where hundreds of angry residents po protested outside of the power companies. >>> and actors justin timberlake and jessica beale, among the volunteers helping clean up storm-ravaged rockaways queen. they were handing out food and supplies. >>> and the country's largest four-year college system is looking to crackdown on superseniors. officials at the california state university system which has over 400,000 students they'll vote this week on gradua graduation incentive themes. to make room for new students, triple the costs for students that take five years to finish. >>> finally, the newest balloons in macy's thanksgiving day parade. they went out for a test-drive. hundreds of volunteers with hello kitty, papa smurf and elf on the shelf. >> are you looking forward to that parade sf. >> very much so. sometimes they have crashed into street lights. they have to be careful. >> enough with the crane in new york. >>> time now to check the weather, ginger zee in the house. good mor
, the head of the long island power authority is the latest casualty of superstorm sandy. michael hervey, the c.o.o. of lipa, resigned tuesday. the utility is being heavily criticized for its slow response to the devastating storm. thousands of customers still without power. >>> and hurricane sandy is dealing another blow to the people of new jersey in the form of higher taxes. governor chris christie says he may have no choice but to raise property taxes to pay for rebuilding the heavily damaged state. christie has aggressively pushed for lower taxes since taking office. >>> time, now, for a look at weather from across the country on this wednesday morning. we have some showers and thunderstorms in the southeast, from macon, georgia, into jacksonville, orlando, and miami. a few inches of mountain snow in the northern rockies. morning showers from seattle to portland. warming up in the southwest. >> 77 in phoenix. 67 in sacramento. 50s in the pacific northwest. mostly 40s in the midwest and northeast. and miami, getting up to 82. >>> and when we come back after the break, holiday shoppin
travels to new york later today to view firsthand the aftermath of hurricane sandy. thousands of customers are still without power more than two weeks later. >> our hearts go out to them. >>> and the president is also keeping a watchful eye on the growing tension and violence in the middle east. israeli forces killed the top hamas military leader yesterday in this attack. and they are bounding gaza again today. >> abc's alex marquardt is live in jerusalem with the breaking developments. alex? >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. that's right. the israeli air strikes in the retaliatory palestinian rocket attacks have continued overnight into this morning. israel says it has carried out over 100 attacks on targets in the gaza strip. not just on individuals, like ahmed jabari, who was killed yesterday. but on rocket sites, including on the long-rage fajar rockets that are iranian-made. they have a range of about 50 miles and could hit tel aviv. in response, hamas and palestinian militant groups have targeted southern israel with rockets. we're getting word now that four israelis have bee
month after hurricane sandy, there's an astounding new price tag on the storm. new york governor andrew cuomo estimates repairs for the state and new york city will top $32 billion. another $9 billion may be needed to prevent damage from future storms. cuomo says sandy affected many more people and places than did hurricane katrina. >>> next door in new jersey, which suffered $30 billion in losses, governor chris christie, just announce thad he's running for re-election. christie's won praise and new found popularity with his handling of hurricane sandy. he says he is going to seek another term next year. so he can continue leading the state through the long recovery. and he, won back in 2009 by 86,000 votes. so far no democratic challenger has put their name in the hat, but we're hearing rumbles of potentially newark mayor cory booker. >>> another popular politician who has kind of gained some voice on the national stage. should be interesting. i wonder how two things will impact him in terms of his standing within the gop. number one, of course, the famous scene of christie and the pr
could soon escalate out of control. >>> and hurricane sandy exposed just how vulnerable millions of americans are to power outages. but that could just be the iceberg's tip. a new federal study warns a terrorist attack on the u.s. power grid could plunge parts of the country into darkness for weeks or even months because key pieces of equipment are unguarded and lack the technology needed to stop outages from spreading. >>> new questions about safety of the popular energy drinks. the fda investigating reports that the supercaffeinated 5-hour energy drink could be linked to as many as 13 deaths. the drinksmaker denies any proven connection to its products and those cases. >>> a group is urging the government to crack down on new version of cracker jacks about to hit stores. it has new flavors with extra pop, with caffeine. why we are caffeinating cracker jacks is beyond me. but the makers insist the snack won't be marketed to children. >>> here's diane sawyer with a preview of tonight's "world news." diane? >> hello, josh. tonight on "world news," there's an american grandmother w
of hurricane sandy and hear how despite the devastation they suffered in recent weeks, many consider themselves still to be very, very lucky. always remember those who are not as fortunate, to enjoy that and keep the folks all close to heart today. >> that's what this holiday is supposed to be, right? >> absolutely. >>> but first right now, the truce between israel and hamas appears to be hold are for now. there have been no significant attacks in the hours since the first agreement was announced. >> but the basic holt tilt between the two enemies remains there. abc's mark greenblatt joins us. >> reporter: good morning. just hours after the cease-fire went in effect, the israeli defense forces have announced they've tracked five more rockets going from israel into gaza, a sign of just how fragile the situation over there remains. in gaza, celebratory gunfire and cars honking their horns as a cease-fire takes in effect between israel and hamas. >> united states welcomes the agreement today for a cease-fire in gaza. for it to hold the rocket attacks. >> reporter: just hours before, a bomb tore th
that are suffering from hurricane sandy. many people are saying that is further proof of how a warming globe is changing our weather. what do you plan to do in a second term to tackle climate change? do you think the political will exists in washington to pass legislation that could include a tax on carbon? >> you know, as you know, mark, we can't attribute any particular weather event to climate change. what we do know is the temperature around globe is increasing. faster than was predicted even ten years ago. the arctic icecap is melting. faster than was predicted even five years ago. we do know that there have been extraordinarily -- there have been an extraordinarily large number of severe weather events here in north america but also around the globe. and i am a firm believer that climate change is real. that it is impacted by human behavior and carbon emissions. as a consequence, i think we have an obligation to future generations to do something about it. in my first term, we doubled fuel efficiency standards on cars and trucks. that will have an impact. that will take a lot of carbon
is finally coming back for thousands of people in new jersey still in the dark since superstorm sandy. miss utility customers who lost power in the state should have service restored by today. 98% of homes and businesses in new york city and westchester county also have their lights back on but progress is much slower on long island where hundreds of angry residents protested outside the power company's offices saturday. that was on saturday. most customers there on long island will have service restored, they say, by tuesday. >>> and actors justin timberlake and jessica biel were among the volunteers helping clean up storm-ravaged rockaway, queens. according to "us" magazine, they were handing out food to victims, victims who live there and were hard hit by that storm. >>> the country's largest four-year college system is looking to crack down on so-called super seniors. officials at the california state university system, which has over 400,000 students, will vote this week on graduation incentive fees aimed at encouraging to finish their degrees in four years to make room for new student
. new orleans firefighters head to new york to help with sandy recovery, repaying the kindness shown by new york's bravest following katrina. those tragedies kind of bonding those cities. nice to see that for sure. use all the help they can get. >> paying it forward coming full circle. >>> a half billion dollars worth of dreams, powerball players are lining up and dreaming of living large. what you told us that you would really do with $500 million. i have to say we appreciate the honesty. >> that's for sure. >>> also, the last dance. "dancing with the stars" crowns an all-star winner and all will be revealed coming up in "the skinny." don't want to miss that. >>> but we do begin with breaking news this morning about that horrific factory fire in bangladesh. >> this is hard to even get your mind around. police have arrested three managers and accused them of locking the doors so the workers could not get out. the 112 people died in the fire, records show workers made clothes for wal-mart, sears as well as our parent company disney. >> bangladesh police say the managers stopped worker
this -- it was hurricane sandy that ripped off the layers of sand and time that had been hiding "bessie" for all these years. >>> and, yes, we know we showed you a whale last night. but take a look at this video. a menacing fin coming right after that dog, who was just in for a swim. it's a killer whale. and the big guy seemed to be saying, "no room for a mutt here. get out of my territory." >>> and we really do want to hear what's capturing your imagination every day, so, tweet me your thoughts for the "instant index," @dianesawyer. >>> and coming up, as preparations begin this weekend, three things you must never do if you want a great thanksgiving. can you guess them? advice from our wise and funny "person of the week." [ male announcer ] this is bob, a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin, and made a monthly trip to the clinic to get
, the president takes a one-day break from his budget crisis to view firsthand all the mess that sandy left behind here along the east coast. new york governor andrew cuomo and new york city mayor michael bloomberg will accompany the president has he views the damage. >> the trip follows his first news conference of the president's second term. abc's jonathan karl was there. >> reporter: in his first comments on the sex scandal that brought down his cia director, the president said petraeus failed to meet his own standard but he also praised him. >> we are safer because of the work that dave petraeus has done. and my main hope right now is that this ends up being a single side note on what has otherwise been an extraordinary career. >> reporter: he also addressed the central question -- did the scandal put national security at risk. >> i have no evidence at this point from what i have seen that classified information was disclosed that in any way would have had a negative impact on our national security. >> reporter: on the high-stakes talks over the looming budget crisis, the president took a har
video here showing the destructive force of hurricane sandy as she roared ashore. unstoppable water flooded commuter train stations in new jersey. you can see there. again gushing from the elevator shaft. submerging turnstiles and train tracks. it will be several more weeks before full train service will can be restored there. >>> things can get a little rough on the soccer pitch. but not like this. paragliders took to the sky. over the barcelona sporting club. a little pregame entertainment. watch one, a paraglider helmet cam capturing it all. as the stunt goes a little wrong. get out of the way, fellas, because he's coming. as you can see, took down an unsuspecting player who perhaps had no idea he would be attacked from the sky. surprised, though, not hurt. injured, i can tell you. everybody is okay. >> never turn your back on paragliders. >> yeah, seriously. >> he was coming fast. >> fast. real fast. it looked like at the last second, he managed to get to the right of him and maybe save the day. >> wow, okay, josh, thanks. >>> now, to the high-stakes moment for general david pet
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